News Headlines Dec 1, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

News Headlines Dec 1, 2017. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers 

Compiled by Demola Adefajo 

The Punch

Bank robbers sack police station, kill cop, guard, resident
Maina: Produce probe report within seven days, Reps order AGF
Paris Club refund: Court freezes seven accounts linked to governors’ forum
Jonathan described subsidy scam as ‘oily business’ – Saraki
Should INEC retain power to de-register political parties
Unilever educates community dwellers on oral hygiene
Airtel adjudged best company in stakeholder engagement
FUNAAB trains extension officers in cassava development
German-born keeper set for Eagles
Asoju Oba t’tennis tourney ends
Joe Boy vows to beat Egyptian for ABU title
Ezenwa joins Enyimba
Nigeria learn World Cup opponents today
Everton appoint Allardyce
I want to be compared with Federer – Joshua
How to use Nova Launcher on Android
FG to implement new import-export guidelines Jan 1 – Adeosun
PenCom to increase retirees’ pensions this month
No petrol price hike, supply steady – NNPC
Seized N13bn: Union Bank opposes Ikoyi flat forfeiture
Saraki, Shettima eulogise Goodluck Jonathan
Davido, Wizkid beat international rivals to win MOBO Awards
Okiro: Court orders PSC to reinstate suspended cop
Ebonyi governor’s aide accused of raping undergraduate
KEDC restores electricity to Kaduna community
Mentally deranged man kills three Borno schoolchildren
Alaba traders arraigned for piracy of Nollywood films
 Mechanic gets four weeks’ imprisonment for theft
Murder victim’s father blows up courtroom with grenades, kills himself, one defendant
Togo’s political instability may affect Nigeria, others -Buhari
Oyo marks 200 blocks of classrooms for demolition
16-year-old Yobe pupil injured by Boko Haram walks again
Roman Catholic Church to establish new varsity in Imo
Establish more technical colleges –NTBE tells FG
Ondo okays free education, stops paying SSCE fees
Proposed LG autonomy may fuel insurgency – Osun teachers
I didn’t date Adesua Etomi, says actor Kunle Remi
Over 40% of Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity staff watch pornography at work, VC alleges
Editorial: Absence of vaccines, a huge risk
Open letter to President Buhari on electricity
Of degraded degrees and grounded graduates
Time to end HIV/AIDS transmission
Lawmakers create a mess, ‘Diction Avenue’ clears it


PDP Unable to Decide on Convention Committee Chairman
UBA Emerges First Nigerian Bank to Win African Bank of the Year Award
OPEC Caps Nigeria, Libya’s Oil Output at 2107 Levels, Extends Production Cuts
Two Years of Unlawful Detention: A Memo to Sambo Dasuki
Jonathan was Not Prepared for Presidency, Says Saraki
Buhari Returns from Côte d’Ivoire, Leaves for Jordan Today
Emefiele: Our Worst Days Behind Us
• Says CBN reviewing framework to help youth create jobs •Soludo canvasses collective solution to national challenges
OPEC Caps Nigeria, Libya’s Oil Output at 2107 Levels, Extends Production…
Two Years of Unlawful Detention: A Memo to Sambo Dasuki
Adeosun, AGF Insist Maina Not on FG’s Payroll
Ayade Presents N1.3tn Budget for 2018, Highest Ever by a State
Ortom Backs Buhari for 2019, Says Atiku is on His Own
Senate Postpones MTEF Passage over Fears on OPEC Oil Cuts
Kachikwu: Oil Revenue May Not Fund Nigeria’s Budget in 20 Years Time
Wigwe Emerges 2017 African Business Leader
Marketers Threaten to Shut Down Filling Stations in Lagos, Ogun
NAPTIP Boss Calls For Crippling of Human Traffickers Economically
IPOB to Open Headquarters in Germany
150 Nigerians Return from Libya
FG to Begin Implementation of 2017 Revised Import-Export Guidelines January
Dogara Tasks Buhari to Lead Efforts against Modern Slavery
Senator Bassey Albert Wins at Appeal Court
Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Tambuwal’s Removal
$550m Chinese Loan: Nigeria Has Not Opted Out, Says NigComSat
Ondo Stops Payment of WAEC Fees, Introduces Education Levy
Forensic Audits Required to Eradicate Fraud, Corruption, Say Auditors
2018: We Will Deploy Every Legitimate Power to Dislodge Fayose, APC Vows
Onuesoke: FG Has No Right to Tell Govs How to Spend Paris Club Refund
UN, AU, Others Task ECOWAS on Gender Equality in Agric Investment
Obiano Presents N166.9bn Budget Estimates for 2018
FG Charged to Privatise NNPC, Reduce Powers of Petroleum Minister
Power Stakeholders Canvass for Cost Reflective Tariffs
Rivers Teachers Back Wike over Closure of Illegal Schools
Empowering Youths Via Peace Corps of Nigeria
Man Suspected to be Mentally Ill Butchers Two Students, Injures Three in Borno School
NNPC to Check IPMAN’s Threat with 25 Incoming Petrol Vessels
UN, AU, Others Task ECOWAS on Gender Equality in Agric Investment
Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Expands for Eighth Consecutive Month
EU Bank Extends €100m Credit to Afreximbank
‘NDIC Has Paid N105bn to Depositors of Failed Banks’
Stakeholders Oppose Amendment of NIMASA Act Seeking 1% Contribution to Navy
Stock Market Rallies despite Suspension of SEC Director General
Seven-Up Gets $60m Takeover Offer after Losses
Holding Obiano Accountable
Needless Politics in NDDC
A Pro-people Lawmaker
Nigeria’s Broken Politics
The Gang-up Against Peter Obi
‘How We’ve Transformed Our Society’
Again, THISDAY Reporter Bags SWA Awards in Rwanda
Will Luck Smile on Eagles as Draw Holds in Russia?
Ahead NPFL Invitational: Ifeanyi Ifeanyi Confident of CHAN Eagles
Monimichelle Returns to Enyimba Stadium Site, Commends Ikpeazu
Ikoyi Club Dominates as 26th Quadrangular Games End
Serena, Kuznetsova Uncertain of Playing Australian Open
Premiership: Allardyce Confirmed as Everton Manager
One of Those Weeks…

The Nation

Perm Sec: I accept blame for Maina’s return to work
‘Maina has U.S., two Nigeria passports’
OPEC to impose ‘soft target’ on Nigeria, says Kachikwu
Oyo commences demolition of dilapidated school structures
Ikoyi cash haul: Bank claims ownership of Flat 7B
2015 poll: Mimiko mounted pressure for Buhari’s trial for ‘certificate forgery’, says Adoke 
2,800 delegates for PDP convention
Finance ministry denies paying Maina
Convention: George cautions PDP   
Stakeholders seek special intervention fund for housing
Anxiety as Super Eagles know foes today
Inflation drops by 15% in 11 months, says Emefiele
Jonathan not prepared for leadership, says Saraki
‘Ondo has role to play in Southwest integration’
‘Don’t phase out motorcycles, tricycles’
FUT Minna gets new VC as Prof. Akanbi bows out
Row over missing clothes turns bloody
Not Playing with Ronaldo the only Regret – Totti
IOC sanctions two athletes for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
Finalists emerge in Doregos basketball tournament
Meet the 32 Finalists for Russia 2018 World Cup Draws
Manchester City to boost Nigerian fan-base with Premier Cool
Ighalo presents club’s jersey to Obaseki
Convention: George cautions PDP   
APC chieftain calls for more democratic inclusion
onathan, Atiku, others congratulate Wizkid on MOBO win
100 million fans to watch live as Falz stages first solo concert
Toyin Lawani fights for copyright
Lagos, NGO warn against female genital mutilation
Group decries doctors’ threat to go on strike
Govts advised to invest in nutrition programmes
Motor boy sentenced to death for murdering labourer
Varsity workers begin strike
Dangote sells cement on Jumia platform becomes pre-paid only platform
Dangote: From Congo with honour


Rapper DMX Faces 5 Years In Jail Over Tax Evasion
I’m Responsible For Maina’s Reinstatement – PermSec, Interior Ministry
Wike Not Funding Secondus — Rivers PDP
Why APC Is Indebted To Nigerians — Osinbajo
FIFA Insists World Cup Draw Will Not Be Rigged With Hot, Cold Balls
Is Saudi Arabia Also Amongst The Terrorists? – Owei Lakemfa
Rohr: Nigeria Not Apprehensive Of Any Team
2018: We’ll Deploy Legitimate Means To Dislodge Fayose — Ekiti APC
CPC Comes After Banks Over Excess Bank Charges
A-Ibom LG Poll: Abuja Boys Confront Home Front
N-Delta People’ll Not Listen To Political Promises In 2019 — Annkio Briggs
Ugwuanyi Made Enugu Safe For Investment— Soludo
S’East Govs Shun CBN Empowerment Programmes- SEEDC Boss
Now That Mr. Atiku Abubakar Has Decamped Again (1) – Kabiru Muhammad Gwangwazo
Too Forgiving!
Nigeria’s Foreign Reserve Rises To $35.2bn — CBN Governor
CBN’s PMI Indicates Further Economic Expansion In November
Eid el-Maulud: Okorocha, Obi, Udeogaranya felicitate with Muslims
Jonathan thought I kidnapped Chibok girls — Shettima
Ayade presents N1.3tn record breaking budget for 2018
Falana sues Fed. Capital Dev. Authority over failure to cover up manhole on Abuja streets
‎Jonathan wasn’t desperate for power, but unprepared for leadership -Saraki
A-Ibom LG Poll: Abuja Boys confront Home Front
N-Delta people’ll not listen to political promises in 2019 — Annkio Briggs
Breaking: Yemen’s Huthi rebels hit Saudi with second ballistic missile
PDP convention: NEC approves planning C’ttee, sub C’ttees
FIFA insists World Cup Draw will not be rigged with hot, cold balls
Rohr: Nigeria not apprehensive of any team
Eagles World Cup kits ready February
Okoye to join Eagles next year—Rohr
Agu prays Eagles get favourable draw
Rapper DMX faces 5 years in jail over tax evasion
As many go ga-ga over royal engagement, China asks: Harry who?
Miss Green & White beauty pageant to promote peace, says Porbeni
3 Alaba traders arraigned over piracy of Nollywood films
Jonathan, Ben Bruce applaud Wizkid over best win at MOBO Awards
EDITORIAL: Anambra poll and the evil of vote – buying
End of Badoo? 120 youths renounce cultism in Ikorodu, Lagos
We source 75% of the raw materials locally – Engr. Ocheja
World AIDS Day: Coalition targets 5,000 Lagosians for free HIV testing

The Guardian

Extension of oil production cuts threatens Nigeria’s budget
Stakeholders chart path to FDI growth in Nigeria
Buhari rallies global support for terrorism fight
Buhari orders single digit interest rate for agric loans
FG raises alarm over smuggling of unwholesome food items
Reps quiz CBN, PenCom, DMO over alleged capital market breaches
Reps quiz ministers, agencies over Maina’s reinstatement
Appeal Court upholds Akwa Ibom Senator’s primaries election
Amaechi urges states to sustain motorcycles, tricycles operations
Team-by-team guide to the Russia 2018 World Cup – Part 1
The FIFA World Cup Draws: The Russia countdown begins
Nigerians hopeful as FIFA holds Russia 2018 World Cup draws
Organisers pledge to deliver technology-driven 2018 Okpekpe Road Race
Bayelsa, Ondo neck-and-neck as Wike Wrestling Championship ends
Nadal, Federer perch above all others
Osinbajo calls for increased public-private sector collaboration to feed Nigerians
KPMG offers internship to 10 data science Nigeria hackathon participants
‘NCAT to type-rate pilots on Boeing 737 aircraft locally’
SON seeks sustainable solution to construction, building industry challenges
Editorial: Alexander Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (1932-2017)
World AIDS Day 2017: HIV has not gone away
Africa’s clowns of democracy
Biometrics, BVN and Nigeria
Oba Ewuare’s diplomatic shuttles
‘Nigerians must reignite the fire of agitation for restructuring’
‘I am the most qualified for PDP national chair’
PDP warns aspirants against derogatory comments on party leadership
Southwest optimistic of occupying post, says Adedoja
Mothers who take antibiotics while pregnant may have babies with weaker guts, risk of irritable bowel disease’
Garlic cure for hospital superbugs
FG warns against bitcoins, other digital currencies
Sunnet at NTITA awards, tasks FG on multiple tax
Smile delight customers with mouth watering offer
Ciudad, 4ipnet ink agreement to provide free WiFi in Lagos

The Sun

Maina scandal gets messier
• Oyo-Ita, perm sec fight over reinstatement of  ex-pension panel’s chair
You can save extra cash building your home
Ayade budgets N1.3trn for 2018
Wike makes case for states on new minimum wage
•Gov not lobbying for Secondus –PDP Jonathan fumbled on Chibok girls’ kidnap –Gov Shettima
•Says ex-president surrounded himself with bigots
Nigerian media stakeholders set up committees on 2018 IPI world congress
Buhari ‘ll take us to next level –Osinbajo
2018 budget suffers setback in Senate
•Technocrats out to embarrass govt –Saraki
Dogara begs Buhari to lead anti-human trafficking fight
Fr. Mbaka declares war on old leaders
Construction professionals decry FG’s preference for foreign contractors
Man kills 3 pupils in Borno school 
Charly Boy, others take crusade to Libyan embassy
Gunmen sack police station, kill 2 officers, injure many
Libya migrants: AU, EU demand urgent evacuation
Togo’s political instability may engulf West Africa –Buhari
Fayose,  Umahi absent at PDP  NEC
• Ratifies plans for  national convention
2019: Buhari and the battle ahead
APGA victory: Anambra people voted for Ojukwu not Obiano –Anumaka
2018 budget: Succour for FG as OPEC extends oil cut quota
…Agrees to cap Nigeria, Libya output at 2017 levels
ntel, 9mobile get NCC’s approval to commence national roaming test
CBN’ll fund innovative ideas –Emefiele
…As UNN begins laptop production Ahead World Cup Draws: We fear no foes –Rohr
Enyimba Stadium: Monimichelle returns to site, Commends Ikpeazu
NFF: Why the fear?
EDITORIAL: Connecting women entrepreneurs to the global market
For Ebonyi-born street hawkers, new life beckons
•With N130m, Umahi empowers 520 youths to quit Lagos streets
Graduating with third class not big deal –Dimoko Korkus, blogger
Renewal of Willie Obiano’s mandate
When marriage is best contracted
Apc’s losses in South East: Before Anambra was Enugu
The import of Obiano’s victory
Excitement ahead in 2019 polls

New Telegraph

‘Madman’ kills two pupils, injures teacher, girl in Borno
Sex scandal: Housewife threatens to drag Christ Embassy, pastor to court
UBA wins ‘African Bank of the Year award’
Herbert Wigwe is 2017 African Business Leader
New vaccine raises hope on HIV fight
Arresting cases of juvenile offenders
Blame me for Maina’s reinstatement – Ministry of interior Perm Sec
Oritsejafor, Tomopolo, Clark, others ruin Jonathan – Gov Shettima
Maina: We are not paying him salary – Kemi Adeosun
 Appeal Court dismisses suit seeking Tambuwal’s removal
JUST IN: Fuel scarcity may hit Lagos, Ogun
Human trafficking: Edo records 3,000 deaths
An audacious bid
Who stole her N5.726m in bank?
An airport of ‘controversy’
Anambra: Why Obiano won guber poll
Obaseki calls for rededication to service
Ogbeh: High interest, exchange rates killing agriculture
UNN cap for Kalu: An odyssey
Surviving in men’s world
CP’s wife, police officers’ wives at war
Suraj: It’s a ploy to give her soft-landing
Stanbic IBTC outlines strategies for investments in real estate
‘I have only N15,000 to show for all the robberies’


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